Monthly Archives: March 2013

Parker David Robbins – Chowanoke, Legislator, Inventor

Parker David Robbins (1834-1917) Second Regiment, United States Colored Cavalry A Union Army veteran and delegate from Bertie County to North Carolina’s constitutional convention of 1868, Robbins represented the county for two terms in the N.C. House of Representatives as … Continue reading

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Identifying Native Chromosome Segments

If you’ve been following along with “The Autosomal Me” series on the blog, the next segment, Part 7, “The Autosomal Me – Start, Stop, Go – Identifying Native Chromosome Segments” was just published today. While this series is obviously … Continue reading

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Treaty with the Indians at Albany, NY 1664

The following treaty was made with the Indians by the English when they took New York from the Dutch.  There were scanning issues with the original document.  Where the correction was obvious, I made the correction.  There was an issue … Continue reading

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Indian Slavery in New York

University of the State of New York State Library Bulletin HISTORY No. 2 May 1899 COLONIAL RECORDS GENERAL ENTRIES V. I 1664-1665 INDIAN SLAVES Frequent reference is made in the colonial records and laws, not only of New York … Continue reading

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Thomas Senequam, an Indian

University of the State of New York State Library Bulletin HISTORY No. 2 May 1899 COLONIAL RECORDS GENERAL ENTRIES V. I 1664-65 68 NEW YORK STATE LIBRARY 1664-65 Order to the scout, burgomasters and schepens of New York to summon … Continue reading

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DNA – What Came From Who??

In part 6 of “The Autosomal Me” series, titled “The Autosomal Me – DNA Analysis – Splitting Up” we talk about figuring out which part of your Native genetic heritage came from which parent.  In my case, both African and … Continue reading

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Petitions Involving Indians to Carolina Courts 1775-1867

A Guide to the Microfilm Edition of Black Studies Research Sources, Microfilms from Major Archival and Manuscript Collections, General Editor: John H. Bracey, Jr. Race, Slavery and Free Blacks, Series II, Petitions to Southern County Courts, 1775-1867, Part D: NC … Continue reading

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